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Mark Rosenbaum:  Chair, PSU Foundation
Mark Rosenbaum: Chair, PSU Foundation

Born and raised: Portland, Oregon

Education: Beaverton High School, Lewis and Clark College 

Now lives in: Southwest Portland

Occupation: President and CEO, Rosenbaum Financial, Inc.

Why he serves on the PSU Foundation board: “No organization in the city has the ability to impact our citizens to a greater degree than PSU. It impacts individual lives, business and community in profound ways.”

Career: Entered life insurance business part-time while still in college. In 1982, he and his father created the partnership which evolved into Rosenbaum Financial, Inc., a regional wealth management firm with an emphasis on business and estate planning. Rosenbaum Financial has been recognized nationally for its growth in assets under management each year for the last five years and Mark is a lifetime member of the prestigious Top of the Table of the Million Dollar Round Table, an exclusive international forum for top life insurance and financial services professionals.

Other community service
Chair, Tuality Healthcare Board—overseeing Tuality Community Hospital in Hillsboro
Chair, Camp Rosenbaum Fund—providing summer camp for underprivileged children on Oregon coast 
Former chairman, Portland Development Commission
Former chair, Multnomah County Commission for Children and Families 
Former vice chair, State of Oregon Welfare Review Commission 
Former chair, Oregon region of National Conference of Christians and Jews 
Former chair, Jewish Family and Child Services Co-founded Oregon Mentors—an agency devoted to rapidly expanding the number of adults in the lives of young people

Recreation: Golf, travel, reading

Family history: Father, Fred Rosenbaum, escaped from Nazis through a window of his Vienna schoolhouse at age 12. At age 80 he received an honorary doctorate from PSU.